Search Results: "Dorothy Bullitt"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1998

"It may be an unanswerable question. (b&w photos) (Author tour)"
Terrible title, but a good adventure story mixed with meditations on the meaning of life and death and dying. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 12, 1986

"A knotty confusion of names, places and schemes, but overall an engrossing, often witty portrayal of the early throes of commerce, fleshed out with satisfying characters and complex alliances."
A bumbling lummox turned business superstar in 15th-century Europe is the hero of the first volume of a promised historical series, by the author of several mysteries and the Francis of Lymond novels. Read full book review >

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KITTY AND ME by Dorothy Stott
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1993

"Printed on sturdy stock that will stand up to many rereadings. (Picture book. 1-5)"
One of a pair of unusually well-designed and appealing flap books (the other is Puppy and Me, ISBN 0-525-45080-7). Read full book review >

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HOLY HUNGER by Margaret Bullitt-Jonas
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1999

"An encouraging testimonial to the rewards of following a wise suggestion: 'Heal thyself.'"
Bullitt-Jonas tells the story of her food addiction and rescue. Read full book review >

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JUNKET IS NICE by Dorothy Kunhardt
Released: Sept. 7, 1933

"May get a good break and go over well."
A nonsense picture book with a guessing element in it and the repetition children love. Read full book review >

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NOW OPEN THE BOX by Dorothy Kunhardt
Released: Sept. 20, 1934

"But it is fun—and it has amusing pictures—and everyone will adore the little bitty dog."
A follow-up on Junket is Nice has a difficult standard to achieve, and one must confess that Now Open the Box doesn't quite make the grade. Read full book review >

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ONCE TOO OFTEN by Dorothy Simpson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 23, 1998

"In his 14th (A Day for Dying, 1996, etc.), Thanet, as usual, deftly unpeels the layers of unhappy deception shrouding the victim, though the result this time is a surprisingly long-winded anticlimax."
Filled with misgivings about his daughter's upcoming wedding to a much wealthier (but less obviously committed) fiancÇ, Inspector Luke Thanet can only pray that Bridget's marriage doesn't turn out like Jessica Dander's. Read full book review >

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SECRETS OF THE WOLVES by Dorothy Hearst
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 2, 2011

"An interminable eco/fantasy/anthropomorphic/historical stew with more political debate than Capitol Hill. Perhaps young adult readers will enjoy the wolfish empathy."
Big wolves fight small wolves over the human threat to the natural world in an aficionados-only second serving of The Wolf Chronicles series. Read full book review >

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HOW TO MURDER THE MAN OF YOUR DREAMS by Dorothy Cannell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Others may take comfort in the mercifully restrained participation of Miss Bunch's dog Heathcliff."
Troubled days for ever-jittery Ellie Haskell of Chitterdon Fells, home to more than its share of oddball characters (How to Murder Your Mother-in-Law, etc.). Read full book review >

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COLD-CASE KILLER by Dorothy Francis
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 18, 2007

"Often annoying Keely (Pier Pressure, 2005, etc.) blows hot and cold between independent woman and wimp-in-distress. The loving portrayal of the Florida Keys is more rewarding."
A Cuban-born reflexologist living the good life in the Conch Republic investigates a cold case. Read full book review >